ports collection background-fetch

Mel fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net
Wed Sep 5 10:06:03 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 05 September 2007 18:46:39 deeptech71 at gmail.com wrote:
> Is it possible to do automatic fetching of source files in the background
> while other parts are being compiled?

Not automatically, but if you know which ports need to be done next, nothing 
stops you from doing:
cd /usr/ports/category/port && make fetch
on a different terminal.


People using reply to all on lists, must think I need 2 copies.

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